Budesonide/formoterol is a prescription drug. It comes only as an inhalation aerosol, which is packaged in a metered dose inhaler (MDI).
Budesonide/formoterol is not available as a generic drug. It’s only available as the brand-name drug Symbicort.
Budesonide/formoterol is a combination medication. It contains two drugs: budesonide and formoterol. It’s important to know about all the drugs in the combination because each drug may affect you in a different way.
Budesonide/formoterol may be used as part of combination therapy. This means you may need to take it with other medications.